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Old 01-14-12, 09:20 AM   #1
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Has anyone used this stuff? I might just try it to see if it will last through a winter in MA, but would like some feedback before I waste money on it.

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Nano Diamond Shield is an Amazing New Product that provides your car with a Super Hydrophobic Non-Wax sealant that is Guaranteed For One Year. Each can contains Tens-of-Billions of ultra-hard nano-glass particles that will bond to the surface of your vehicle. Here are a few reasons why Nano Diamond Shield is becoming so popular:

Takes 20 minutes to apply
Guaranteed for 1 year
Replaces many other products
Super Hydrophobic (Water Beads on Surface For One Year)
Will not harm any surface

Safely apply Nano Diamond Shield to all of these surfaces:
Paint
Hardens the surface to 4-H to prevent swirl marks
Leaves paint glossy and shiny for 12-months
Water beads up for 12-months
Extremely resistant to UV, Acid Rain, Chemicals, Bugs, Tree Sap, etc..

Wheels
Brake dust will just rinse off with water
No need for expensive wheel cleaners

Glass
Water will bead-up and run-off for 12-months
Will not damage your wipers like other products

Trim
Provides the highest level of UV protection to eliminate fading
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Never mind... Answered my own question. Looks like this stuff works. Beads the water like all hell.

GS says "Water can GTFO."

GS getting a wash with Nano-Diamond Shield applied
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I use it on my car, not particularly the paint, but on the wheels. Brake dust rinse off with just water.


For the paint, I use Optimum Opti-coat 2.0. It's a permanent coating that's basically like adding another thin layer of clearcoat onto the car, except the water beading effect is pretty much there all the time.

Nano diamond shield hardens to 4-H while Opti-coat hardens to 9-H, which is why I chose it for the paint. It's more resistant to fine scratches which is a must for black cars.
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Thanks for the info! Wouldn't hardening make the paint more brittle? There has to be some flex so that the paint doesn't spider crack, right?
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It doesn't make the paint harder. It's another layer on top of the paint itself. The protection is micrometer thin.
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Ooooo.. I think I know what I will be purchasing next.
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^^ Thanks, man. I'll be picking this up next time I swing around PepBoys.

^ Let me know how it works out for you. You'll probably be able to use it before I can. It's too cold here.
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nice. how often does it need to be applied? (either product)
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I might give this stuff a try
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I use it on my car, not particularly the paint, but on the wheels. Brake dust rinse off with just water.


For the paint, I use Optimum Opti-coat 2.0. It's a permanent coating that's basically like adding another thin layer of clearcoat onto the car, except the water beading effect is pretty much there all the time.

Nano diamond shield hardens to 4-H while Opti-coat hardens to 9-H, which is why I chose it for the paint. It's more resistant to fine scratches which is a must for black cars.
Are you implying the Opti-coat hardens more than the nano? If so, why use the less hard on the wheels?
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just wondering, can we wax over the product?
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can someone test if bird poop just slides right off?? LOL
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Are you implying the Opti-coat hardens more than the nano? If so, why use the less hard on the wheels?

Because the Opti-coat cost double of what the Diamond Nanoshield cost

I use the Opti-coat because it's permanent on the paint. I could use it on the wheels, but that's too much money to burn. The can of diamond shield will work on wheels and glass window where the opti-coat won't work on glass. Diamond shield is like rain-x on steroid. Apply it correctly and it'll last longer.
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just wondering, can we wax over the product?
Forgot where I read it, but yes you can safely apply wax over it if you feel, but if you apply this and then try to use a compound/polish it will strip away the Nano Diamond Shield. Best to do compound and correction first, THEN apply the Diamond Shield, THEN if you feel necessary add a layer of carnuba wax to it.
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nice. how often does it need to be applied? (either product)
The website states that the shield will last 12 months, guaranteed.

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just wondering, can we wax over the product?
Yes, apparently you can wax over the product for an ever better shine. Waxing over will also make the paint appear swirl free.

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Forgot where I read it, but yes you can safely apply wax over it if you feel, but if you apply this and then try to use a compound/polish it will strip away the Nano Diamond Shield. Best to do compound and correction first, THEN apply the Diamond Shield, THEN if you feel necessary add a layer of carnuba wax to it.
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